The Mac Pro "Quad Core" 2.8 (Mid-2010/Nehalem) is powered by a single 2.8 GHz Quad Core 45-nm Xeon W3530 (Nehalem) processor with a dedicated 256k of level 2 cache for each core and 8 MB of "fully shared" level 3 cache. Expansion includes two external 5.25" "optical" bays (one free by default), four internal 3.5" "cable-free, direct attach" hard drive bays (three free by default), and four PCIe 2.0 slots (one free PCIe 2.0 x16 slot and two free PCIe 2.0 x4 slots with the default single graphics card installed).
Ports include five USB 2.0 ports, four Firewire "800" ports, dual Gigabit Ethernet, two Mini DisplayPorts and a dual-link DVI port, among others. AirPort Extreme (802.11a/b/g/n) and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR is standard.
- Quad Core 2.80ghz Xeon W3530 Processor
- Memory: 4GB
- Storage: 1TB Spinning Drive
- ATI Radeon HD 5770 1GB GDDR5 Video
- Optical Drive: 18x SuperDrive with double-layer support (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
- Networking:Built-in 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi
- Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
- Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
- Pre-loaded with Mac OS X